July 1, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

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Columbia poverty director speaks in Mexico

Dr. Leo Richardson, executive director of the SC Institute on Poverty and Deprivation, spoke to the Second Annual International Conference, More...

History Day is not just one day

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The Animal Mission needs you

Thousands of animals are homeless, lost, mistreated, or abandoned each year in the Midlands, but The City of Columbia Animal Shelter and The Animal Mission continue to take great strides to control our growing pet population. As the non More...

Business

Airport

improvements concluding Columbia terminal gaining easier traffic flow and greater access

Reconstruction of the Columbia Metropolitan Airport More...

Briefs

Seats The New York Stock Exchange recently saw two membership seats change hands for $2.38 million each. The NYSE has 1,366 seats which grant trading rights and membership. More...

Star Profile

Mike Flack Executive director of Columbia Metropolitan Airport

At the Columbia Metropolitan Airport there is an executive director who never saw an Air South jet and never saw the old airport building. Never connected with the airport More...

Society

Zonta Club of Columbia installs 2005–06 officers and board members

The Zonta Club of Columbia installed officers and board members for the 2005 More...

Zonta Club of Columbia names recipient of Women in Public Affair Award

Allison Gauche, a graduate of Chapin High School, was named the recipient of the Columbia Chapter More...

Miss Cox and Mr. Tucker plan fall wedding in Charleston

Mr. and Mrs. Artemas Elliott Cox announce the engagement of their daughter Elizabeth Legare Cox to Kenneth Mack Tucker Jr. More...

Travel

E komo mai (welcome to) Hawai’i The mystical gardens of Kauai

Kauai is the oldest and wettest of all the major Hawaiian Islands. Its lush greenery is fed with an average of 460 inches of rain dumped annually on top of Mt. Waialeale at the heart of Kauai. More...

Under the Tuscan Spell

Part Four: The great cathedral, il Duomo

Most cities have three main centers More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF UNCLAIMED VEHICLES/ PUBLIC SALE The following vehicles were Customer ordered tows and no one has claimed these vehicles as of 06/27/05.  There is a lien on these vehicles for towing and storage charges and any additional storage More...

Public Notices

SUMMONS IN THE PROBATE COURT STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA More...

Master's Sales Part 1

MASTER’S SALE 04-CP-40-2426 By virtue of a decree heretofore granted in the case of Vanderbilt Mortgage and More...

Back from Iraq to American soil

On June 15, 2005, Jennifer Vanooteghem returned home from 90 days in Iraq. Her boyfriend, Brian Douglas, and his family were flooded with emotions, but mainly with relief. More...

Behind The Oil Change wins Emmy Award

And the winner is... For the second year in a row, a video produced in Columbia has been singled out for top honors in the Youth Programming category in a major media competition. More...

On Second Thought

Thirty–something speaks

Fun then food

I am the first to admit nothing quiets a noisy kid quite like a handful of cheddar cheese Goldfish, but as I watch my kids grow and they participate in more and more activities, I am noticing an interesting phenomenon. It seems after every T More...

It’s not a criticism, it’s an observation.

The evolution of jeans

Recently, Budweiser has been running a series of commercials called Real Men of Genius. The spots poke fun at innovations we have in our world that might not be earth More...

You’re the ninth caller. You win!

With no customers in the store, Artie pulls his .38 More...

Government / Neighborhood

Columbia entrepreneuers take the FastTrac with the city’s help

In an effort to further stress the importance of economic development and retain small and minority-owned businesses through successful, positive collaboration, the City of Columbia and Midlands Technical College announed in early June a key initiat More...

City goes to court in old hotel deal

In a memo dated March 8, 2004, city economic development officer Jim Gambrell memorialized a June 2002 meeting of the city More...

McMaster expands Internet Predator Task Force

Spartanburg Sheriff

On June 29, 2005, Attorney General Henry McMaster expanded the state More...

Education

Midlands Technical College Student awarded $1000 scholarship through the Coca–Cola Two–Year Colleges Scholarship Program

Spigner L. Lykes, a student at Midlands Technical College in Columbia, SC has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship from the Coca More...

Sports

On the golf course at Columbia Country Club...

Ann Wilkins prepares to practice fo the 2005 Columbia Country Club Member More...

Executive director of SC High School League retires

Ronnie Matthews (l) retires after 10 years as the executive director of the SC High School League on June 30. He is being replaced by Jerome Singleton (r) who served as Matthews More...

Junior golfers to represent SC in the nationals

Anderson More...

Events

Events Calendar

July 1-8 Friday Looking ahead....

1 The Historic Columbia Foundation More...

Beauty in the Backyard

What’s growing

in Columbia

Petunias, balloonflowers, and yarrow are just a few of the flowers gracing Bill and Maribel Blake More...

Star Garden of the Week

Bill and Maribel Blake of Shandon turned their front yard into a perennial paradise of rosemary, echinacea, daffodils, and countless other plants. John Long of Columbia designed the garden to provide delight in the Blakes More...

The Original Mystery Plant

Dr. John Nelson One of the mysteries surrounding this beautiful native species involves a common name by which it sometimes goes, Horsefly-weed. I don More...